Irvine Welsh's Ecstasy


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To say that this faintly risible adap of Irvine Welsh’s short story The Undefeated isn’t exactly Trainspotting would be an understatement. A big one.

Part of the problem is that lead Adam Sinclair is no Ewan McGregor, and his character – a drug addict-cum-smuggler who “just wants to be free” – is as grating as they come. His chemical romance with good-girl-gone-wild Heather (Smallville’s Kristin Kreuk) is doomed by lazy dialogue and the stars’ non-sizzle.

Billy Boyd’s distinctly un-Pippin turn as a psycho drug dealer aside, there’s little of interest in this misjudged, miswritten mess.

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    • SaveFerris

      Apr 19th 2012, 13:29

      He's a c*m smuggler??

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    • Rytrospyk

      Apr 19th 2012, 14:39

      I hate myself for it, but that's exactly what I read it as aswell. ^

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    • ChrisWootton

      Apr 19th 2012, 16:34


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    • Hadouken76

      Apr 19th 2012, 17:38

      So he has to beat off Billy Boyd?

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    • JamieTSB

      Apr 19th 2012, 17:47

      @SaveFerris, thank you for the funniest thing I have read all day, you just nearly made me fall off my chair.

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    • duckofdeath73

      Apr 19th 2012, 18:02

      I nearly wet myself. c*m smuggler indeed!

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    • writerdave87

      Apr 19th 2012, 21:36

      Best unintentional innuendo of the decade.

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